Pesek Family History

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Pesek Name Meaning

Czech (Pešek): from a pet form of the personal name Petr, Czech form of Peter. Slovenian: probably a topographic name from pesek ‘sand’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Petek, Pasek, Lasek, Panek, Pacek, Kosek, Pesch, Bezek, Peshek, Dusek

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Pesek Family Origin

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Pesek Family Occupations

What did your Pesek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pesek. 21% of Pesek men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Pesek women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pesek were Butcher and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Typist

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pesek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Pesek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pesek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 915 immigration records available for the last name Pesek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pesek. For the veterans among your Pesek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pesek Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pesek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Pesek in 1949 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pesek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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